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Click here for information about Contested Estates and Family Provision Claims.

There are a few reasons why you may wish to exclude certain individuals from your Will and Estate. The most common reasons are estrangement, or personal difficulties such as addiction, and assuming that the person will be sufficiently provided for by someone else.

What is a Claim on an Estate?

Who can make a claim on an Estate?

What does the Court consider when determining a claim on an Estate?

Is there another way other than Court to resolve a claim?

What happens if we can't reach an agreement?

What should I do if I have been disinherited, or someone is making a claim against an Estate?